2001 Ford Contour Recall | On Certain My 1996-1998 Passenger Vehicles Built At The Kansas City,

2001 Ford Contour Electrical System Recall | July 09, 2001

On Certain My 1996-1998 Passenger Vehicles Built At The Kansas City, Cuautitlan Assembly Plants Or On My 1999 Passenger Vehcles Built At The Automotive Alliance International Assembly Plants, The Rough Surface Of The Heater Blower Resistor’s Stainless Steel Blades Can Damage The Copper Surface Of The Wiring Harness Connector. The Damage Could, Over Time, Cause Increased Resistance In The Connector And, Due To Subsequent Terminal Relaxation, Result In An Open Circuit Condition.

The Open Circuit Could Lead To Electrical Arcing That Could Melt The Connector Housing Material Creasing The Potential For A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Heater Blower Resistor And A New Wire Jumper Harness. Owner Notification Began August 29, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No.01s22.also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on July 09, 2001 for 2001 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Electrical System problems.

2001 Ford Contour Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Built With An Incorrect Power Brake Booster

2001 Ford Contour Service Brakes, Hydraulic,power Assist,vacuum Recall | Feb 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Built With An Incorrect Power Brake Booster And Master Cylinder Assembly.

If Either The Master Cylinder Or Power Brake Booster Is Subsequently Serviced With Only One Of The Correct Brake Booster Or Master Cylinder Parts, Brake Performance Would Be Reduced.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install The Correct Contour Brake Booster And Master Cylinder In Each Of These Vehicles. Owner Notification Began January 28, 2002. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

Customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 14, 2001 for 2001 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,power Assist,vacuum problems.

2001 Ford F-550 Sd Recall | Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel

2001 Ford F-550 Sd Tires,valve Recall | Feb 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel Cords In The Tire Sidewall. The Valve Stems May Have Been Torn Or Damaged During Assembly And Could Leak Causing Sidewall Damage.

If Not Maintained, Could Result In A Sidewall Zipper Failure. A Zipper Failure During Inflation Of A Damaged Tire Could Result In Injury To Someone Near The Tire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Valve Stems For Leakage, And Will Replace Both The Valve Stem And The Tire If Leakage Is Present. Owner Notification Began March 28, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 14, 2001 for 2001 Ford F-550 Sd, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Tires,valve problems.

2001 Ford F-450 Sd Recall | Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel

2001 Ford F-450 Sd Tires,valve Recall | Feb 14, 2001

Vehicle Description: Trucks Equipped With Commercial Truck Tires That Have Steel Cords In The Tire Sidewall. The Valve Stems May Have Been Torn Or Damaged During Assembly And Could Leak Causing Sidewall Damage.

If Not Maintained, Could Result In A Sidewall Zipper Failure. A Zipper Failure During Inflation Of A Damaged Tire Could Result In Injury To Someone Near The Tire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Valve Stems For Leakage, And Will Replace Both The Valve Stem And The Tire If Leakage Is Present. Owner Notification Began March 28, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 14, 2001 for 2001 Ford F-450 Sd, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Tires,valve problems.

2001 Ford Contour Recall | This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety

2001 Ford Contour Visibility,defroster/defogger System,windshield,controls/wiring Recall | July 09, 2001

This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. Vehicle Description: 1995-1997 Ford Contour And Mercury Mystique Vehicles. The Heater Blower Resistor Could Overheat Causing The Attached Electrical Connector To Melt.

This Could Create The Potential For A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Will Provide Additional Warranty Coverage For The Heater Blower Switch For 10 Years From Original Date Of Sale Of The Vehicle Or 150,000 Miles, Whichever Comes First. Dealers Will Install A New Heater Blower Resistor And A New Wire Jumper Harness Free Of Charge.

Ford Has Decided To Conduct An Extended Coverage Program To Extend The Warranty Coverage For Potential Heather Blower Resistor Problems. Owners Can Contact Ford At1-866-436-7332, Concerning This Program.

This recall was issued on July 09, 2001 for 2001 Ford Contour, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Visibility,defroster/defogger System,windshield,controls/wiring problems.

2001 Ford Mustang Cobra R Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. If The Ball Joint Assembly

2001 Ford Mustang Cobra R Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint Recall | Apr 11, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. If The Ball Joint Assembly In The Rear Knuckle, Where The Lower Control Arm Attaches, Is Displaced Longitudinally From Its Installed Position, It Can Cause Higher Stress Levels In The Knuckle Casting. If This Occurs, The Casting Could Fracture, Allowing The Corner Of The Vehicle To Drop, And The Lower Control Arm Could Contact The Inside Of The Rear Wheel.

In Some Cases, Directional Control Of The Vehicle Could Be Reduced.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Both Rear Suspension Knuckles. Owner Notification Began April 19, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Apr 11, 2001 for 2001 Ford Mustang Cobra R, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint problems.

2001 Ford Mustang Cobra Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. If The Ball Joint Assembly

2001 Ford Mustang Cobra Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint Recall | Apr 11, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. If The Ball Joint Assembly In The Rear Knuckle, Where The Lower Control Arm Attaches, Is Displaced Longitudinally From Its Installed Position, It Can Cause Higher Stress Levels In The Knuckle Casting. If This Occurs, The Casting Could Fracture, Allowing The Corner Of The Vehicle To Drop, And The Lower Control Arm Could Contact The Inside Of The Rear Wheel.

In Some Cases, Directional Control Of The Vehicle Could Be Reduced.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Both Rear Suspension Knuckles. Owner Notification Began April 19, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Apr 11, 2001 for 2001 Ford Mustang Cobra, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety

2001 Ford Windstar Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs Recall | July 12, 2001

This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. Vehicle Description: 1995-1998 Ford Windstar Minivans. The Front Coil Springs Could Potentially Fracture Due To Corrosion. Note: The 1997-1998 Windstar Mini Vans Are Also Covered By Nhtsa Safety Recall 01v-199/ford Recall 01s19. The Mini Vans Covered By The Safety Recall Were Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States Of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, And Wisconsin, And In The District Of Columbia.

Some Tires Have Deflated Due To Contact With A Broken Spring.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Ford Is Extending The Warranty For Front Coil Spring Replacement To A Total Of 10 Years Of Service From The Warranty Start Date, With Unlimited Mileage. This Coverage Is Automatically Transferred To Subsequent Owners At No Charge. If Either Front Coil Spring Fractures During The Coverage Period Noted Above, The Dealer Will Replace Both Springs At No Charge To The Owner.

Ford Has Decided To Conduct A Service Campaign To Extend The Warranty Coverage For The Front Coil Springs. Owners Can Contact Ford At1-866-436-7332, Concerning This Program.

This recall was issued on July 12, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Suspension,front,springs,coil Springs problems.

2001 Ford Taurus Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Sedans With Factory Or Dealer-installed Deck Lid

2001 Ford Taurus Exterior Lighting,back Up Lights Recall | Feb 28, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Sedans With Factory Or Dealer-installed Deck Lid Spoilers With Led Center High Mounted Stop Lamps (chmsl). Vehicles Produced With Spoilers Were Manufactured From March 1 Through October 31, 2000; And Vehicles With Spoilers Installed By Dealers Were Manufactured From January 1 Thorough December 30, 2000. With The Ignition Switch In The Start Or Run Positions And The Hazard Warning Lights Operating, The Chmsl Can Illuminate (at Reduced Intensity) Even Though The Service Brakes Have Not Been Applied. This Does Not Meet The Requirements Of Fmvss No. 108, “lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.” Also, In Some Cases The Vehicle Brake-shift Interlock Would Not Function Properly, Allowing The Shift Lever To Be Moved From Park Without Applying The Brake.

Under The Requirements Of The Standard, The Chmsl Shall Be Activated Only Upon Appplication Of The Service Brakes. Also, The Vehicle Could Roll Increasing The Risk Of A Crash, If The Shift Lever Can Be Shifted Out Of Park Without Depressing The Brake Pedal.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A Jumper/resistor Assembly At The Spoiler That Provides An Electrical Resistor To Ground And Corrects The Chmsl And Brake-shift Interlock Conditions. Owner Notification Began March 19, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 28, 2001 for 2001 Ford Taurus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Exterior Lighting,back Up Lights problems.

2001 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With An Adjustable Pedal Option.

2001 Ford Windstar Vehicle Speed Control,accelerator Pedal Recall | June 22, 2001

Vehicle Description: Minivans Equipped With An Adjustable Pedal Option. The Driver Floor Mat Could Interfere With The Accelerator Pedal.

This Can Result In A Stuck Throttle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Both Front Driver And Passenger Side Floor Mats In The Vehicle. Owner Notification Began July 6, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 22, 2001 for 2001 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,accelerator Pedal problems.